Air New Zealand pax up 6% to 1.7m in Sep-2018, short haul pax up 7%

    Air New Zealand reported (30-Oct-2018) traffic highlights for Sep-2018:

    • Passengers: 1.7 million, +6.0% year-on-year;
      • Short haul: 1.5 million, +6.6%;
        • Domestic: 1.1 million, +6.2%;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 382,000, +7.5%;
      • Long haul: 198,000, +2.3%;
        • North America/UK: 122,000, +3.4%;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 77,000, +0.6%;
    • Passenger load factor: 84.0%, +1.5ppts;
      • Short haul: 83.4%, +1.8ppts;
        • Domestic: 83.8%, +3.9ppts;
        • Tasman/Pacific: 83.2%, +0.6ppt;
      • Long haul: 84.4%, +1.2ppts;
        • North America/UK: 86.8%, +0.1ppt;
        • Asia/Japan/Singapore: 80.4%, +2.7ppts;
    • Year-to-date RASK: +3.2%;
      • Short haul: +1.1%;
      • Long haul: +4.4%.